Songs and Calls of some New York State Birds

Titmice and Nuthatches

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Images are adapted from drawings by Chester A. Reed, B. S. in Chapman.

White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
Long Island, May 1997.

Red-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta canadiensis
  (Loons in background).
Inlet, September 2014.

Black-capped Chickadee
Parus atricapillus
Limekiln Lake, May 1997.
Whistled song
Long Island, June 1996.
Long Island, April 1997.
More Countersinging
Long Island, January 2013.

Sonogram of "More Countersinging." Range 0-5512 Hz.

News about the genetic implications of chickadee whistling competitions:
``Female eavesdropping on Male Song Contests in Songbirds''
by Daniel J. Mennill, Laurene M. Ratcliffe and Peter T. Boag, Science 296 873 (2002)

Tufted Titmouse
Parus bicolor
Peter, Peter
Pete, Pete
Long Island, June 1996.
chickadee-like song
Long Island, July 1996.
Long Island, April 1998.

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Tony Phillips
Math Dept, Stony Brook University
tony at math.stonybrook.edu
August 1 2104